Outlet center to open at Rentschler

Horizon Group Properties, Inc. announced Wednesday, March 12 that it has entered into an agreement to develop a new outlet center at Rentschler Field off Silver Lane.
 

East Hartford School Bus Routes

The first day of school in East Hartford is Wednesday, August 27, 2014. It is recommended that you arrive at your designated bus stop at least 10 minutes before the scheduled school bus arrival time. Dattco is the town's new school bus contractor. Revisions to the bus routes will be made, the Gazette was informed, so check the Board of Education's link to Dattco's mapping tool to be sure of the schedule listed below. The link is found at www.easthartford.org.
 

In the Paper - April 10, 2014

 

Anderson

 

Dignity

   
 

Weather Watch

 

EDIT: Alliance Funding handcuffed town budget process

Why can’t we all just get along? Rodney King’s famous statement could easily have applied to this year’s East Hartford budget process.
 

Town students had top projects in Hartford History Day contest

March 8th Hartford came alive with history! Over 250 excited students from Bloomfield, Broad Brook, Burlington, East Granby, East Hartford, East Windsor, Hartford, New Britain, Portland, Southington, Tolland and Windsor shared research projects - papers, website, exhibits, performance or documentary - to volunteer judges at the Hartford District History Day in Connecticut Contest.
 

New tests go on trial in schools

Beginning this month, East Hartford Public Schools will administer the Smarter Balanced Field Test in both Mathematics and English Language Arts to students in grades 3-8 and 11.
 

Missing East Hartford man was suing Florida-based private prison operator GEO after inmate extortion cost him life savings

An East Hartford man who was reported missing by police is also a central figure in a lawsuit against a private company which operates prisons including a Florida prison where inmates using cell phones behind bars blackmailed visitors to a gay dating website by threatening to reveal their identities.
 

Don Omar 'El Rey' at Foxwoods April 19

Multi-Platinum Latin Superstar Don Omar returns to Connecticut April 19 for one night only at the Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino.
 

Red Sox Spring Training Report

At last the baseball season is here. The Red Sox started off by playing Northeastern University and Boston College. The games were actually much more competitive than in years past. The Sox won both games by the same 5-2 score. No matter what the score, the players from the college teams will always cherish their time at Jet Blue Park. It has to be a milestone for each player and something they can talk about for years.
 

Ken Gwozdz; retired teacher, counselor, athlete

Kenneth Gwozdz of Glastonbury, son of the late Adam and Jane Gwozdz, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014.
 

Josephine Gallina

Josephine N. Gallina, 79, of East Hartford, died Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Born in Hartford on December 24, 1934 she was a daughter of the late Pasquale and Angelina (Vignone) Gallina.
 

Lucille M. Brooks, 93

Lucille Margaret Brooks, 93, of East Hartford passed away on April 5, 2014 at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation Center.
 

Frances (Cytlou) Styran

Frances (Cytlou) Styran, 83, of East Hartford, passed away on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at her home after a long illness surrounded by her loving family.
 

Steven Cattanach

Steven Philip Cattanach, 57, of East Hartford, loving husband of Linda (Farnham) Cattanach, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
 

Wayne Joseph Myshrall

With sadness the family of Wayne Joseph Myshrall announces his passing at 58 years old. He was born January 12, 1956 in Hartford and spent most of his life in East Hartford.